Cheshire Ireland: Board Director with Legal Expertise

Cheshire Ireland

Board Director with Legal Expertise

Cheshire Ireland provides individualised, person-centred supports to adults with physical disabilities and neurological conditions in Ireland. These services are provided to people in a variety of settings including residential services, respite services and in the homes of people living in the community. The organisation is primarily funded by the HSE through section 39 of the Health Act 2004.

Cheshire Ireland is seeking to fill board vacancies with volunteer board members with specific expertise who will lead and implement the vision that all people using Cheshire Ireland services are supported to live their best possible life.

The Role

Cheshire Ireland is recruiting for a Board Director with a legal background. If you have experience in this area and would like to use your skills and knowledge to benefit Cheshire Ireland and the people it supports we want to hear from you.

Your role will be central to the successful operation of the board as Cheshire Ireland has a number of functions that would benefit from legal input such as in compliance, property ownership, HR and human rights issues.

Required Skills

A qualified solicitor or barrister with at least 3 years’ experience is required.

Desired Expertise

A background in one or more of the following areas would be particularly desirable:

  • Compliance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Property law/Conveyancing
  • Human Rights and/or administrative law

General Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Comply with the Organisation’s governing document
  • Committing to the highest levels of corporate governance
  • Providing input to the strategic direction of the organisation
  • Attend occasional events, training, and seminars

Board Meetings:

Board Meetings are held every six weeks. There will also be a commitment to serve on one or more Sub –Committees which will add 4/5 meetings a year.
Meetings are generally held in the head office of Cheshire Ireland, Sandyford Industrial Estate, Dublin 18.

To Apply or Get More Information:

Should you require any further information in relation to this role or Cheshire Ireland please contact Theresa Anderson, Acting CEO on or 01-2974100.

Should you wish to apply please submit your application via the Boardmatch website or by sending your CV and a covering note to

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
14th Sep, 2020
Dublin 18
Expiry Date
14th Nov, 2020